[kwlug-disc] Access rights to file/folder
rashkae at tigershaunt.com
Thu Jul 29 08:31:33 EDT 2010
> How does that even work? Sticky bit, as far as I know, prevents Bob
> from deleting files he does not have write permission to, (even though
> he has write permission to the directory.) In Linux, the sticky bit
> does not inherit group ownership to new files. (Any new file created by
> Alice would need to have the group changed for Bob to have write access.
> The exception is when you are creating files over Samba which is
> configured to inherit parent group.) Also, changing the user's umask
> imposes other limitations, when you only intend the change to affect one
> directory tree. ACL is by far the better solution to this scenario.
Ah, I'm sorry,, it's the Sgid that does the magic, not sticky.... my bad.
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